Corps and HCFCD leaders meet with Houston Chronicle Editorial Board
Houston Chronicle Editorial Board members interviewed U.S. Army Corps of Engineer, Galveston District and Harris County Flood Control District senior leaders Thursday at the Chronicle’s offices in Houston. Editorial writers Allyn West, Luis Carrasco and Nick Powell learned about the efforts to begin examining a third reservoir, tunneling and increasing capacity of the Addicks and Barker Reservoirs. Officials provided updates on the current $75 million dollar Addicks and Barker Dam Safety program. The Corps conducted two meetings on April 30 and on May 2 near the reservoirs to gain public input on the $6 million Buffalo Bayou and Tributaries Resiliency Study. Three additional meetings are also scheduled for May 7, 8 and 9. To submit public comments and learn more about the flood risk reduction, visit

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